Meanwhile, the Kremlin announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed Ankara's operations in Syria via a phone call. "Starting in Manbij , we will continue to thwart their game". A Kurdish official told dpa that United States soldiers remain inside Manbij. Turkish officials have been threatening to launch the offensive and preparing for it for months.
A total of 85 eminent personalities were on Friday night selected for the prestigious Padma awards with Music Maestro Illaiyaraja and RSS ideologue Parameswaran getting Padma Vibhushan , former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Painter Laxman Pai among the 9 chosen for Padma Bhushan and 73 chosen for Padma Shri.14 of the awardees are women.
Publin.ie, an online bar guide, immediately began to organise a pub crawl on March 30 which will "give a history of the Good Friday prohibition and then toast its removal". "As a deputy based in Dublin, every Good Friday I see bemused tourists wandering the streets of Dublin wondering why everywhere they wanted to go is closed".
Trump said efforts to that end were already under way. "You have plenty of money". "I'm going to say: 'Come into the United States". In any event, his mere presence shows Mr Trump establishing himself as part of the elite he disparaged previously.
After the Turkish and United States presidents spoke late on Wednesday, the White House said Trump had urged Turkey "to de-escalate, limit its military actions", expressing concern that the assault could harm the fight against jihadists.
The Justice Department said at the time that prosecutors were moving closer to a possible interview with Trump about whether he took steps to obstruct an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into contacts between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign.
BJP president Amit Shah will attend the programme. Similarly, a Bengaluru bandh has been called on February 4 also, when the Prime Minister is visiting the poll-bound state to take part in "Nav Karnataka Parivartan Yatra" of the state unit in the city.
The fire is thought to have started in an emergency room, said fire chief Choi Man-woo. Rescue efforts are still under way for the remaining people in the building. The fire in Miryang, about 170 miles southeast of Seoul, was the second major deadly fire in South Korea in recent weeks. Images from the scene showed black smoke billowing from the entrance of the hospital.
And in the second call, 'I am on my way right now to gun the f**king CNN cast down. "There's nothing random about this". "This is what happens when the President of the United States, Donald Trump , repeatedly attacks members of the press simply for reporting facts he does not like", Lemon said on his Tuesday night program.
While Afghanistan are a rising cricketing power - especially at age-group levels - they were 4-1 outsiders to beat New Zealand , and certainly weren't expected to claim such an emphatic victory. Offspinner Mujeeb Zadran (4-14 from 8.1 overs) mesmerised them early as he opened the bowling, bowling Bhula and New Zealand captain Kaylum Boshier.
It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. The stock of Verizon Communications Inc. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $58. Comerica Savings Bank reported 144,133 shares stake. Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information, and entertainment services and products to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide.
Jeff Sessions is the highest-ranking official to be interviewed in the Mueller investigation but President Trump says he's not anxious about what his attorney general had to say. The overview Trump's lawyers released Thursday said 20 White House staffers, including eight from the White House counsel's office, sat for voluntary interviews with investigators as part of what the lawyers said is an "unprecedented" attempt at cooperation with the myriad investigations into potential ...
Republicans have a tenuous one-seat majority in the Senate , and on Friday needed to lure some Democrats to their side to get a 60-vote supermajority to bring the motion forward. The monument was one of many that shut over the weekend. Schumer said he and Democrats were willing to compromise, but Trump "can't take yes for an answer - that's why we're here".
Officials said the 1.8 million people could apply to become citizens in 10 to 12 years providing they had jobs and did not commit crimes. Senior White House officials are offering a preview of Trump's immigration framework, casting it as a compromise that could pass the Senate.
At the White House, the administration said Tuesday that it expects Congress to move beyond a bipartisan deal to protect the undocumented immigrants that the president rejected during a vulgar exchange with lawmakers almost two weeks ago.
The White House readout said "He (Trump) urged Turkey to deescalate, limit its military actions, and avoid civilian casualties and increases to displaced persons and refugees". US troops are embedded with the SDF in other parts of Syria, where they are working to prevent a resurgence of IS, but do not operate in or near Afrin.
Donald Trump has agreed to speak to Russian investigation special counsel Robert Mueller and has said that he would agree to do so under oath. Speaking at the White House on Wednesday, Trump maintained he was " absolutely " prepared to be questioned under oath by the top investigator.
This week's video comes from Florida where SpaceX has conducted a static firing test on Falcon Heavy, a launch vehicle created to lift over 54 metric tons of payload into orbit. Both the power and competitiveness of the Falcon Heavy means that cost-effective and well-supplied trips to the red planet are increasingly likely.
Campaign signs for Democratic senatorial candidate Doug Jones are displayed December 12, 2018, outside of a polling station at Brookwood Baptist Church in Mountain Brook, Ala. The appointment was tainted because many thought a quid pro quo had been offered so that then-state Attorney General Luther Strange would refrain from investigating Governor Bentley in exchange for the Senate seat (and, if anything, he couldn't investigate once he was a Senator).
About 22,000 New Jersey residents were impacted by Trump's September order to end DACA. In addition, Murphy seeks to remove the stigma from doctors prescribing medical marijuana. It was also part of his platform to broadly legalize the plant for all New Jersey residents. During his campaign for governor, he pointed out that prohibition led to a disproportionate number of arrests against African American and Latino communities.
This is Stevens' first Olympics. The average age is just 24, a statistic that bodes well for the future of British snow sports. "I feel very honoured to carry this torch for the Winter Olympic Games representing UN Women", said Ms. The Hailey, Idaho, native has three career world cup podiums, one in each position. Ryding will be joined in the Alpine events by Laurie Taylor, Alex Tilley and Charlie Guest.
Others broke stacks of flaming bricks, while even a group of specially trained German Shepherd dogs got in on the action, descending from helicopters in a hostage rescue drill. " You could imagine how much training went into each individual there, that they were able to do that ", he said. Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday expressed his thanks to Vietnamese officials for their country's support of sanctions against North Korea.
Session's decision drew the ire of Trump , who said he'd never have picked Sessions as his attorney general had he known Sessions would recuse himself. "You fight back, oh, it's obstruction", Trump says mockingly of his critics. But the White House appears keenly aware that any attempt to get rid of Mueller could create a massive public relations headache that could envelop the administration.
Anti-Pyongyang activists on Wednesday ripped photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the latest protests in Seoul against South Korea's outreach to North Korea over next month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . In an apparent bid to court the North , which describes joint South Korea-U.S. military exercises as a "rehearsal for war", Seoul had proposed a delay in the drills during the Olympics .
Cavusoglu reiterated that a White House readout about a telephone conversation between Turkey's Erdogan and President Donald Trump was not an accurate account of the call. The PM said it is "unacceptable" that such country, instead of protecting the borders of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, is supporting the terror establishments, Anadolu Agency reported.